BRUSSELS Ministers from European Union countries on Tuesday approved a landmark free trade agreement with Vietnam, which will reduce tariffs on 99% of goods over a period of 10 years.
BRUSSELS European Union leaders are losing patience with Britain and will neither allow a further delay to Brexit to continue negotiations with London nor change the divorce deal, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS/PARIS/BERLIN European Council President Donald Tusk put pressure on EU leaders on Wednesday to swiftly agree on who should hold the bloc's top jobs but a tug-of-war between Germany and France was likely to prevent a deal at a summit on Thursday.
BRUSSELS A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switzerland have so far failed to reach a compromise over their future partnership.
WESTVLETEREN, Belgium Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world's most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers.
BRUSSELS The European Union has agreed a deal to allow U.S. farmers a larger share of Europe's beef market, EU sources and diplomats said, in a move that could help to defuse transatlantic trade tensions.
BRUSSELS Sealing a free trade agreement with South American bloc Mercosur after 20 years of talks is the European Union's top priority, EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said on Thursday.
By Thyagaraju Adinarayan, Emma Thomasson and Philip Blenkinsop